Request access to Te Aka Matua Research Library – Te Papa’s research and reference resource. Our extensive collection has a special focus on history (New Zealand, Māori, and Pacific), the natural environment, art, photography, and museum studies.
By appointment only
Our library resources are housed in various locations. Reading rooms at Cable Street and Tory Street are open to the public by appointment only. In the form below, please tell us about the kind of material you’re looking for.
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This is an enquiry form only. We’ll contact you within two working days to confirm or discuss your booking.
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